Senior Copy Editor Susan Roberts picked up this recipe from her grandmother, Georgia Roberts, in Monticello, Kentucky. "Sometimes I add apple juice or apple cider to punch up the flavor," she says.

Georgia Roberts, Monticello, Kentucky
Recipe by Southern Living December 2003


Recipe Summary

Makes 8 to 10 servings


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Instructions Checklist
  • Combine cranberries and 1 cup water in a large saucepan; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 6 to 8 minutes or until cranberry skins pop.

  • Grate rind of orange; peel, seed, and dice orange. Stir together cranberries, orange, grated rind, raisins, sugar, and pecans.

  • Cook over low heat, stirring often, 20 minutes or until mixture thickens. Remove from heat, and cool. Chill at least 3 hours.